Dangan Entertainment Announces 5 Indie Demos at BitSummit X-Roads

Dangan Entertainment today (August 5, 2022) announced the five major titles that will be presented online at the upcoming Japanese indie gaming event BitSummit X-Roads on August 6 and 7.

According to the announcement, the company will release demo versions of Recall: Empty Wishes, The Witch’s House MV, and Loretta on Steam for the duration of BitSummit. This will happen alongside an update to the currently available demo versions of Hunt the Night and Tactical Galactical. As for The Witch’s House MV, which is already available on PC, it will be released on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation and Xbox (whether it’s current or last-gen console versions is currently unknown) in the second half of 2022.


Revocation: Empty wishes

Remember: Empty Wishes, due for release in Q2 2023 is a story-based psychological thriller set in Taiwan during the 2010s. It is currently being developed by Hook Puff Studio, a Taiwanese developer, and has constructed to reflect the culture of Taiwanese students at that time. The story centers around the investigation of Tommy Lin, the player will enter the memories of the characters and uncover hidden truths. The game has a non-linear narrative and combines fantasy elements along with horror, mystery and puzzle solving. An official trailer was also released.

The demo version available during Bitsummit will allow players to experience the first two chapters of the story.

The Witch’s House MV

The Witch’s House is an iconic Japanese horror RPG that emphasizes puzzle solving and jump scares. The new game completely redefines the graphics and implements new difficulty modes with more events and dialogue. According to the developer, there is a new accessible difficulty that allows for instant replay and a harder one that only unlocks if players reach the true ending. The developer and publisher are treating this game as a whole new experience and hope players will enjoy the new content that will be unlocked after the first playthrough.

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Loretta is a mature psychological thriller story that deals with themes of betrayal, infidelity, relationship problems and social situations that existed in America in the last century. Players will have the freedom to choose dialogue, interact with objects, and make decisions involving assassination and cover-up. The game takes its inspiration from film noir, Stephen King, Alfred Hitchcock and Nabakov’s novel Lolita. Players are free to decide the fate of the characters and the game will have multiple endings. The release date for Loretta on Steam is simply “Coming Soon”.

Hunt the Night

Hunt the Night is a retro-style action-adventure that combines fast-paced gameplay with dark fantasy traditions. The story takes place in the ninth age of humanity, where the day is ruled by humans and the night by evil creatures. As one of the few remaining humans, you will learn to harness the power of darkness to fight the night. Players have a wide variety of melee and ranged attacks and can create their own preferred builds and upgrade their equipment as needed. The game’s release date has yet to be decided.

Tactical Galactical

Tactical Galactical combines hex-based real-time strategy mechanics with card combat. Each of the three available commanders will fight for control of a planet with their own unique deck. The battlefield is always changing and the game will require quick decision making. The game will feature single player and multiplayer modes where players can engage in 1v1 or 2v2 matches. It will also support cross-play across all platforms. The game’s release date has yet to be decided.

The Tactical Galactical Bitsummit demo will have a new tutorial system, an updated scenario, and new dialogue with more characters. New sound design, battle cards and expanded final battle, in addition to updated graphics, guides and controller support.

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